The heats of 9 February-all results
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Every weekend Songfestival.be keeps you informed of the progress of the national finals in all participating countries at the Eurovision Song Contest by 2017. You will find here all information about the countries, the participants, the voting systems and the livestreams. With tonight’s national final in Germany.
Germany | Eurovision Song Contest-Unser Song (Final) Start time: Thursday February 9, 8:15 pm, Das Erste (Telenet: channel 170, Proximus: 280, livestreamchannel) Voting system: Televoting (100%) determines the outcome. Presentation: Barbara Schöneberger
The German preliminary round works with five candidates, two songs and four rounds. Below you can find an overview in text form. A (German) movie that the concept, you can find here . Two things stand in any case. First, Axel Feige, Felicia Lu, Helene Nissen, Levina and Yosefin the five nominated candidates. Secondly, the German song for Kiev Wildfire or Perfect Life . On website Eurovision.de you can listen to samples of all the different combinations.
In the first round each candidate sings a cover of an existing number, at its option. Two candidates fall off after a first round of voting.
In the second round singing the three remaining candidates each one of the two new songs, each time in a different arrangement. One candidate falls off after a second round of voting.
In the third round singing the two remaining candidates each the second new song, again each time in a different arrangement. There are now four possible combinations, because there are two artists each with two songs. The two worst scoring combinations fall off after a third ballot. It may be that there is only one candidate is left with the two new songs, one song yet either that each candidate in the race.
In the fourth and final round , the two best scoring combinations again. After a fourth round of voting we know than the German candidate and the song for Ukraine.
Only the German audience decides the outcome, but it gets help from different angles. Lena, winner of the ESF 2010 and also the candidate of 2011, along with singers Tim Bendzko and Florian Silbereisen comment on all the artists and songs. Through the official app of the Eurovision song contest can everyone in the world votes on his or her favorites. That vote is purely informative for the German Viewer, and is not counted with the real voices. On the official German-language Eurovision website will be provided with an English livestream. The link you’ll find at the top of this article accordingly.